Courts Must Rise to the Challenge

Courts Must Rise to the Challenge

RALEIGH — Do you keep up with your friends and family by typing personal letters and dropping them in the mailbox? Do you do all your shopping a...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Why the minimum wage ought to top the list of ‘women’s issues’

Why the minimum wage ought to top the list of ‘women’s issues’

What do women want? Too many commentators assume that when it comes to politics, women only care about matters of sex and gender, discrimination and r...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Who knew?

Who knew?

While most of the press, the progressive establishment and even some traditional conservatives have watched Trump in horror, his base has watched him ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Unaccountable school vouchers at a crossroads

Unaccountable school vouchers at a crossroads

Unless things change soon, North Carolina taxpayers will be on the hook for at least $145 million a year for a voucher scheme that funds private, most...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Senate Republicans look to ‘Trumpify’ NC’s tax code

Senate Republicans look to ‘Trumpify’ NC’s tax code

Donald Trump has always been well known for his “act first, worry about the mess later” approach to the world around him. Long before he b...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

The following letter is a response to Ken Lynn’s March 17 Jefferson Post opinion piece. Mr. Ken Lynn once again demonstrates his unique ability ...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Cooper Is In Weaker Position

Cooper Is In Weaker Position

RALEIGH — Newly elected Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper gave his first State of the State address on March 13. The longtime leader of the North Carol...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Trump helps spur a grand progressive coalition

Trump helps spur a grand progressive coalition

Like many progressive North Carolinians, the election of Donald Trump last November rocked my world to its core, and not in a good way. First came sho...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Amending North Carolina’s Constitution

Amending North Carolina’s Constitution

North Carolina’s Constitution is essentially a social contract between the people and its government.Former House Speaker Joe Mavretic has long ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Ashe County’s Corrupt Bargaining

Ashe County’s Corrupt Bargaining

In the 1824 election John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson and William Crawford sought the presidency. None won a majority of Electoral Colleg...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |